neuroticism


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neuroticism

(njʊˈrɒtɪˌsɪzəm)
n
(Psychiatry) a personality trait characterized by instability, anxiety, aggression, etc

neuroticism

a neurotic condition; psychoneurosis.
See also: Psychology
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neuroticism - a mental or personality disturbance not attributable to any known neurological or organic dysfunction
folie, mental disorder, mental disturbance, psychological disorder, disturbance - (psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness
hysterical neurosis, hysteria - neurotic disorder characterized by violent emotional outbreaks and disturbances of sensory and motor functions
anxiety neurosis - characterized by diffuse anxiety and often somatic manifestations of fear
Translations
neuroticisme

neuroticism

[njʊˈrɒtɪsɪzəm] Nneuroticismo m
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